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New and Published Books

  1. Creativity and the Brain

    By Kenneth M. Heilman

    In Creativity and the Brain, Kenneth Heilman explores the possible brain mechanisms which underlie creativity, by reviewing the existing evidence and putting forward new ideas. On the way, he discusses the relationships between creativity and intelligence, brain anatomy, neuropharmacology,...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Journeys in Complexity

    Autobiographical Accounts by Leading Systems and Complexity Thinkers

    Edited by Alfonso Montuori

    In this book, fascinating autobiographical accounts by leading scholars in a variety of fields and disciplines provide a rich introduction to the art and science of complexity and systems thinking. We learn how the authors’ interest in complexity thinking developed, the key figures and texts they...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Creativity

    Contributions from social and cultural psychology

    Edited by Vlad Petre Glăveanu, Alex Gillespie, Jaan Valsiner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Despite more than half a century of psychological research on creativity we are still far from a clear understanding of the creative process, its antecedents and consequences and, most of all, the ways in which we can effectively support creativity. This is primarily due to a narrow focus on...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age

    By Hugh Crago

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Musical Creativity

    Multidisciplinary Research in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Irène Deliège, Geraint A. Wiggins

    This collection initiates a resolutely interdisciplinary research dynamic specifically concerning musical creativity. Creativity is one of the most challenging issues currently facing scientific psychology and its study has been relatively rare in the cognitive sciences, especially in...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Creative Problem Solving for Managers

    Developing Skills for Decision Making and Innovation, 4th Edition

    By Tony Proctor

    Stimulating and developing the creative potential of all members of an organization (not just those in the more traditionally creative functions such as design or research and development) is widely seen as contributing to performance and results. This textbook introduces ideas, skills and models...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Creative Problem Solving for Managers

    Developing Skills for Decision Making and Innovation, 3rd Edition

    By Tony Proctor

    The regularity with which the term 'solutions' is used in management speak suggests that management is largely about problem solving. To suggest that thinking creatively is a useful skill in solving a problem may be stating the obvious, but experience tells us that under pressure, managers tend to...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Companion to Creativity

    Edited by Tudor Rickards, Mark A. Runco, Susan Moger

    Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

    Creativity can be as difficult to define as it is to achieve. This is a complex and compelling area of study and this volume is perfectly poised to explore how creativity can be better understood, and used, in a range of contexts. The book not only centres on creativity in wider organizational...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Social Influence and Creativity

    A Special Issue of Social Influence

    Edited by Marlene Turner

    Series: Special Issues of Social Influence

    How do social influences affect such outcomes as creativity, innovation, originality, and inventiveness? While major advances have been made, many questions regarding the impact of contextual and social factors on creativity and innovation remain. This collection examines a rich array of...

    Published November 18th 2008 by Psychology Press

  10. Neuropsychology of Art

    Neurological, Cognitive and Evolutionary Perspectives

    By Dahlia W. Zaidel

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    The significance of art in human existence has long been a source of puzzlement, fascination, and mystery. In Neuropsychology of Art, Dahlia W. Zaidel explores the brain regions and neuronal systems that support artistic creativity, talent, and appreciation.Both the visual and musical arts are...

    Published October 19th 2005 by Psychology Press